Taxon details

Hexophthalma spatulata (Pocock, 1900)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2022-10-18
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: South Africa
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Taxonomic references
Sicarius spatulatus Pocock, 1900e: 321 (Dmf).
Sicarius spatulatus Lotz, 2012: 10, f. 2D, 3D, 4E (mf).
Hexophthalma spatulata Magalhães, Brescovit & Santos, 2017: 853, f. 6A-D, 12C, 14D, 18H, 19D, 20E-F, 22A-E, 23D-F, 31H (mf, T from Sicarius).
Hexophthalma spatulata Lotz, 2018: 14, f. 16, 22-23 (mf).
Hexophthalma spatulatus Dippenaar-Schoeman et al., 2021w: 10, 5 f. (m, f habitus).

Dippenaar-Schoeman, A. S., Haddad, C. R., Foord, S. H. & Lotz, L. N. (2021w). The Sicariidae of South Africa. Version 1. South African National Survey of Arachnida Photo Identification Guide, Irene, 24 pp. doi:10.5281/zenodo.7162164 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Lotz, L. N. (2012). Present status of Sicariidae (Arachnida: Araneae) in the Afrotropical region. Zootaxa 3522: 1-41. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.3522.1.1 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Lotz, L. N. (2018). An update on the spider genus Hexophthalma (Araneae: Sicariidae) in the Afrotropical region, with descriptions of new species. European Journal of Taxonomy 424: 1-18. doi:10.5852/ejt.2018.424 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Magalhaes, I. L. F., Brescovit, A. D. & Santos, A. J. (2017). Phylogeny of Sicariidae spiders (Araneae: Haplogynae), with a monograph on Neotropical Sicarius. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 179(4): 767-864. doi:10.1111/zoj.12442 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pocock, R. I. (1900e). Some new Arachnida from Cape Colony. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (7) 6(33): 316-333. doi:10.1080/00222930008678382 download pdf -- Show included taxa

External Resource References

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2022-10-18 New taxonomic reference entry Dippenaar-Schoeman et al., 2021w n/a
2018-04-11 New taxonomic reference entry Lotz, 2018 n/a
2017-03-26 New taxonomic reference entry Magalhães, Brescovit & Santos, 2017 n/a
2017-03-26 Species transferred to new genus Magalhães, Brescovit & Santos, 2017 Species transferred from Sicarius to Hexophthalma